Junior Scientific Sales Associate, Genedata Screener

  • Genedata
  • Basel, BS, Switzerland
  • 13/11/2019
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

We’re looking to hire a Junior Scientific Sales Associate for a full-time position. The position is based in our headquarter office in Basel, Switzerland, and requires about 30% travel within Europe, and occasional travel to North America.

The role entirely revolves around expanding the customer base of our enterprise screening software, Genedata Screener. The software is used by organizations ranging from academic institutions and CROs to global biopharma corporations to analyze results from drug discovery campaigns. Your job will be to understand the data analysis needs of biopharmaceutical scientists, investigate the latest trends in the drug discovery process, and identify new business opportunities.

Whilst growing the business you will coordinate with management to ensure the follow-up of qualified leads and prepare attractive and appropriate offers, with marketing to keep our messaging scientifically relevant and consistent and to plan conference and event participation, and with product management to keep up to date on upcoming software functionality.

What we need from you is a solid scientific background, a special interest in scientific software, a communicative and open approach to teamwork, curiosity, a commercial mindset and a willingness to take initiative. What we offer is a stimulating work environment where high-quality scientific software is produced and sold by a group of people who will greatly appreciate your input, experience, and enthusiasm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Talk to biopharmaceutical research scientists to understand their data analysis needs and raise awareness of Genedata Screener
  • Identify industry trends where improved data analysis leads to biopharmaceutical innovation and increased productivity
  • Collect information on research data analysis practices at biopharmaceutical companies and identify potential leads
  • Support our sales team in winning new customers

Required Skills and Experience

  • MSc or PhD Degree in Life Sciences
  • Familiarity with antibody drug discovery processes
  • Experience with scientific data analysis software
  • Commercial mindset
  • Willingness to take initiative, excellent planning, organization and time management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English
  • Willingness to travel

The Company

Genedata is an exceptional company. With over two decades of success in research informatics due to closely-knit teams of scientists, developers and business experts, Genedata has achieved steady and continuous growth since inception. As a private and majority employee-owned organization, we empower each employee to be a contributing voice in the company operations and evolution. Our collective expertise in research informatics, combined with our open and scalable computational solutions, makes us the leading software provider in R&D informatics for biotech, pharmaceuticals, and related life sciences. We are headquartered in Basel, Switzerland and have subsidiaries in Germany, US, UK, Japan and Singapore.

About Genedata Screener®

Genedata Screener® analyzes, visualizes, and manages screening data from in-vitro screening assay technologies across the enterprise, including very complex as well as ultra-high throughput experiments. Its screening-oriented business logic enables rapid processing and comprehensive analysis of complete campaigns.

Are You Interested?

If you are interested in this position, please submit us your CV and motivation letter.

Genedata is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Genedata only accepts CVs and resumes directly from candidates. Personnel recruitment agencies need not respond.